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Turn 'n Tender

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$$ - $$$
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Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 268 2107
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 23:30 - 00:00
Mon 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One cannot help but keep going back to the same restaurant. We all want to try new things but going to TNT you know you will always have a great meal with great service. As long as they maintain the quality of the ribs, which has dipped at times but bounced back, then there is no reason why every night... More 

Thank Lance G
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding rump.point steak done perfectly. Excellent service and lovely outdoor seatting area.Really enjoyable evening and very good value for money. .

1 Thank LEROY A
Sandton, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a family dinner at Turn and Tender in Illovo. Have been here several times and have always had a good experience. Brian and his staff are always so welcoming. The food and service was excellent and the corkage price very reasonable. The reputation of Turn and Tender has stood the test of time. They are doing everything right and... More 

1 Thank T3888WGchristopher
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service, food and atmosphere very excellent, that's a place to be. Staff is so welcoming always smiling , the ROB is the steak to die for.

1 Thank Nqaba M
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can't come to South African and miss out on a good hearty steak and those at Turn & Tender are nom-a-nom!! Lovely warm atmosphere which is good for any gathering. Mine was a family affair with 3 generations all in attendance and all well catered for in terms of food. When it comes to dessert ... you've GOT to... More 

1 Thank Penn J
Sandton, South Africa
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding food with good service and an expansive menu. All told a pleasant experience but the bathrooms could be cleaner, perhaps an automatic freshener would improve the experience.

1 Thank tony_rolo
London, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was full and the vibe was fantastic. They presented the cuts of meat before we ordered which was a nice touch. We all had different steaks and they were all cooked perfectly and there were 7 empty plates at the end of the evening. Totally recommend this place if it's meat you're looking for. 👍

1 Thank Gavin O
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273 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Staff are amazing, very pleasant and well trained ! The steaks are great and a huge variety on the menu! Well worth a visit!

1 Thank Joy M
Western Cape, South Africa
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Found restaurant to have good service. Calamari starter was great, Espetada had no wow factor, I have had much better, chips weren't that great either, Capo chino was great

1 Thank JAL047
Johannesburg, South Africa
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151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves Kosher style meat that made us go there . Although not 100 %kosher it was acceptable to my kids . The service was great as well as the meal . The were staff knowledgeable on what to serve . All round a good night out .

1 Thank AlanMendy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 21:00
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thrupss Illovo Centre | 204 Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 2107

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?